Did you know that having access to nutritious meals can significantly improve the quality of life for seniors and those with busy lifestyles? At REACH, we understand the importance of healthy, delicious meals, and we’re here to make your dining experience easier and more enjoyable through our Frozen Meals program, similar to other Meals on Wheels programs. 

Discover Our Frozen Meal Program 

Our Frozen Meals program offers a variety of over 30 single-serve meals, each available for just $8.50. Whether you are a senior, a busy professional, or simply someone looking for convenient dining options, our meals are perfect for you. And the best part? We offer free delivery for orders over $59, ensuring that you get your meals delivered right to your doorstep without any hassle. Check out our brochure to see the full list of offerings. 

Perfect for Seniors and Busy Lifestyles 

Our meals on wheels are crafted to meet the nutritional needs of seniors, providing balanced nutrition that supports healthy aging. For those with busy schedules, our meals are a lifesaver, offering a quick and nutritious option without the need for extensive preparation. Our menu caters to a variety of dietary needs, ensuring that everyone can find something they love. 

Quality and Nutrition You Can Trust 

At REACH, we prioritize quality and nutrition in our Frozen Meals program. Our meals are made with fresh, high-quality ingredients and are designed to be both delicious and nutritious. Each meal is carefully prepared to ensure that it meets the dietary needs and taste preferences of our clients. 

Easy Ordering and Free Delivery 

Ordering from REACH’s Frozen Meals program is simple and straightforward. Visit our website, choose your favorite meals from our extensive menu, and place your order. With free delivery on orders over $59, enjoying our meals has never been easier. Click HERE to order online, or give us a call at our office to place your order. 

Hear From Our Satisfied Customers 

Don’t just take our word for it—hear what our customers have to say! Helen, a regular client, shares, “I recently had knee surgery and am not able to stand yet to prepare my meals and am very thankful for this service.” John, another satisfied customer, adds, “REACH’s Frozen Meals program provides meals that are not only tasty but also extremely convenient. After being in an accident, and staying at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, I don’t have much space to prepare meals. This program allows me to stay within my dietary needs, and keeps my space comfortable.” 

Get Involved with REACH 

There are many ways to support REACH and our Frozen Meals program. Consider volunteering to help deliver meals or donating to support our program. Even purchasing Frozen Meals yourself helps support our programming. Your involvement makes a significant difference in the lives of those we serve. 

FAQs 

How do I place an order? 

Visit our website, browse our menu, and place your order online. For assistance, you can also call our office.

What dietary needs do your meals cater to? 

Our meals cater to a variety of dietary needs, including low-sodium, low-calorie, low-fat, and vegetarian options. 

Is there a minimum order amount for free delivery? 

Yes, we offer free delivery for orders over $59. 

Can I volunteer to help with meal deliveries? 

Absolutely! We welcome volunteers and appreciate any support you can provide. 

With REACH’s Frozen Meals program, you get more than just a meal. You get a convenient, nutritious dining solution that fits your lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for meals for yourself or a loved one, our Frozen Meals on wheels program is here to help. Place your order today and experience the convenience and quality of REACH’s Frozen Meals. 

You may have heard an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what happens when your apple starts looking like it needs a check-up? Fruits and vegetables are essential to receiving enough nutrients during the day. However, their short shelf life can make it difficult to eat them before they go bad!  

We’re on a mission to supporting independence through accessible, affordable and nutritious food options and programs in our community. And we want to make sure you have all the tools to get the most out of your Good Food Boxes. 

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), nearly 31% of the food we purchase ends up in landfills. Here are some tips on ways to extend the life of those fruits and vegetables that have found their way to the bottom of your veggie drawer. 

  • Regrow your scallions 

Did you know you can regrow scallions? Scallions, or green onions, are incredibly easy to regrow. Save the white ends with the roots attached and place them in a glass of water. Keep the glass on a windowsill, and soon you’ll notice new green shoots sprouting. You can trim these as needed for garnishes, salads, and more, making scallions a virtually endless resource. 

  • Regrow celery in water 

Don’t toss the base of your celery stalk! Instead, place it in a bowl of water and position it on a sunny windowsill. Within a few days, you’ll see new growth emerging from the center. This regrown celery can be used in your favorite recipes, providing you with a continuous supply of fresh celery. 

  • Regrow garlic in water 

Garlic cloves can also be regrown by placing them in a small amount of water. After a few days, they’ll start to sprout green shoots, which are edible and can be used just like chives. Alternatively, you can plant the sprouted cloves in soil to grow full garlic bulbs. 

  • Build a broth with veggie scraps. 

If you have a few different kinds of vegetables nearing their last days, consider transforming them into a hearty and nutrient-dense broth. You can eat broth on its own, or you can use it in recipes like soups, sauces, stews, chilis and casseroles. Not only can homemade broth be more flavorful than store-bought, but it can also be lower in sodium because you are in control of the seasonings. 

Simple Broth Recipe 
  • Chop vegetables into large chunks. 
  • In a large pot, heat a tablespoon of oil, add in the chopped vegetables, and cook until soft. 
  • Season the veggies with your favorite seasonings. 
  • Pour water into the pot until the water covers the cooked veggies. 
  • Bring the water to a boil, reduce heat and simmer with the lid on for 50 minutes. 
  • Strain the broth using a colander and place the remaining liquid in a few shallow, sealable containers. 
  • Use immediately or refrigerate for up to 3 days and freeze for up to 6 months. 
  • Properly store your produce. 

Different fruits and vegetables require different storage conditions. Proper storage is key to extending the life of your fresh produce. Leafy greens should be kept in airtight containers or bags with a paper towel to absorb excess moisture. Root vegetables like potatoes and carrots should be stored in a cool, dark place to prevent them from sprouting too quickly. By storing your produce correctly, you can enjoy fresh, delicious vegetables for longer periods. 

  • Wash produce right before use. 

Moisture can encourage the growth of mold and bacteria 

Which is why it’s best to wash fruits and vegetables just before you’re ready to eat or cook with them. This keeps them dry during storage and extends their shelf life. 

  • Don’t separate bananas until you’re ready to eat.  

Bananas ripen more quickly when separated from the bunch.  To slow the ripening process, keep them together until you’re ready to eat them. Additionally, wrapping the top stem in plastic wrap can help slow the release of ethylene gas and extend their freshness. 

By incorporating these tips into your routine, you can make the most of your Good Food Box, reduce waste, and enjoy fresh, nutritious produce for longer. At REACH we are committed to helping you live sustainably and healthily. 🌍✨